Lullaby For Growing Old is a short piece for toy piano by Jason Freeman that also serves as source material for the second track of Freeman's streaming-only EP, Grow Old.This recording is a performance by Tim Whitehead (http://www.sonicgenerator.gatech.edu/tim-whitehead).For more notes, a musical score, and the EP, visit http://turbulence.org/Works/GrowOld/#pianomusic. Topic: toy piano
Inspired by composer Conlon Nancarrow, this work uses the antiquated technique of imitation, in which a single musical voice is copied and recombined with itself. The imitation, created through digital sampling and delay lines, presents a portrait of the instrument, extended and fractured through space and time. Topics: Electroacoustic, Interactive, Toy Piano
An elaborate art project in which Chris Allert gave away over 150 toy pianos by way of found token. Chris had thousands of brass tokens minted and hidden all around Olympia, WA. When you collected enough tokens, you could exchange them at one of three local businesses for a toy piano. Tokens could also be acquired by donating money to Works In Progress, the Port Militarization Defense Fund, and various other local non-profits. Check out toypiano.org for more info. This documentary features... Topic: toy piano olympia
A composition for toy piano with electronics. This recording is from the premiere, opening the eXtensible Toy Piano Festival, November 4, 2005 at Clark University in Worcester, MA, performed by Phyllis Chen. This work may also be performed by any keyboard or mallet percussion instrument. Topics: toy piano, electronic music, electroacoustic
5th work of the drummer and percussionist Rodrigo Palhares (Ropa). Improvisation and Experimental music. Ropa plays: drums, sticks on wall and glass cups, toy piano, spoons on the ground and voice. Marcelo plays: flute. *Thanks my friend Marcelo for the contribution in this work. Topics: drums, percussion, improvisation, experimental, toy piano, flute
8th work of the drummer and percussionist Rodrigo Palhares (Ropa). Improvisation and Experimental music. Ropa plays: drums, toy piano, samples and effects. Topics: drums, effects, experimental, improvisation, toy piano, instrumental
byJohn Lennon/Paul McCartney, Toby Twining & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast Premiere special arrangement of The Beatles song Eleanor Rigby (arranged by Toby Twining) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Avant-garde, Rock & Roll, 20th Century Classical, Toy Piano Source: Other Minds
Improvised trio with Eric km Clark on violin, Andy McWain on keyboards, and Jeff Morris doing live sampling of the other two Topics: Improvisation, electroacoustic, computer music, violin, toy piano, electric piano
Margaret Leng Tan performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' Dinky Toys (1979), arranged by the composer for her in 1999, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: Dinky Toys and General Complex are originally works for piano. António Pinho Vargas sent them to me with the following instructions: "You can do what you want (change register, organize, improvise, etc.) to play them on your... Topics: Music, Unconventional Instruments, Toy Piano, Other Minds Festival Source: Other Minds
Dead Childrens Brigade - Random Composition Toy Piano Feature or Self Titled random ambient sound compositions for toy piano and other instruments. 10 song mini album. random number generated compositions for toy piano. occasional acoustic and electric guitars, toy drum kit, microcassette recorder, microcassette tapes, banjo plucks, balalaika strums. Recorded July 2009. Topics: lo-fi, home recorded, ambient, toy piano, pile records, found sound, noise, cassette
Recorded during a televised performance on KQED in San Francisco, Warner Jepson performs Robert Erickson’s “Piece”, a 1965 composition scored for two toy pianos and bells, with some of the instruments pre-recorded on tape. The deep resounding bells are elegantly juxtaposed with the higher, tinkling, sounds of the toy pianos in this early electro-acoustic composition. Robert Erickson, was a noted author and educator, whose students included Morton Subotnick, Pauline Oliveros, Terry Riley,... Topics: Music, New Music, Electro-acoustic, Electronic muisc, Bell music, Toy piano music
Music for gamelan and other ensembles, 1981-1989, by Miguel Frasconi. "Distancing #3" (1981/83) performed by the Evergreen Club Gamelan, Toronto. "Out of Running + Longing" (1983) for two toy pianos and violin "Air of the Temple: Placement + Degree" (1985) performed by the Evergreen Club Gamelan, Toronto, with Trichy Sankaran, kanjira. "ReTurning" (1985) for two electric guitars & drums "Pelog Study: Stilling" (1986/87) performed by Gamelan... Topics: Miguel Frasconi, gamelan, toy piano, electric guitars, ensemble music, experimental music, Trichy...
Modern Times episode 1 A radio show focusing on classical music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Includes the following music: 1. John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine (Marin Alsop, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) 2. Igor Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles Philharmonic) 3. Bela Bartok - Hungarian Sketches (Pierre Boulez, Chicago Symphony Orchestra) 4. Jacob Druckman - Valentine (Robert Black) 5. John Cage - Suite for Toy Piano (Margaret... Topics: John Adams, Stravinsky, Bartok, Jacob Druckman, John Cage, Steve Reich, Arvo Part, Short Ride in a...